Basic object information

Object name: NGC 1569
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.2
Size: 3.7'x1.8'
Position angle: 120
Surface brightness: 12.9
Object classification: Irp
Description: pB,S,lE,BNM,*9.5n1'
Notes: H II 768;dk markings;well rrr;l trace of spiral structure

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 04h 30m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +64 51' 00"

Constellation: Camelopardalis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 13/14.10.2004 0:40

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 292x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 68
Visuality: III
Weather: +2C, windy

Very bright W-E elongated galaxy. Sharp south edge.

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